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M.C. Escher. Infinite Universes

'Leg dogt' con Escher

Published: 21/04/11

Leg dogt, o lo que es lo mismo, ‘juega bien’. De estas palabras danesas surgió el nombre de LEGO, nombre con el que bautizaron en 1934 la que con los años se ha convertido en la empresa de juguetes de construcción más conocida y respetada del mundo.Millones de niños y no tan niños alrededor del mundo han tenido o tienen un kit de los famosos ladrillos de plástico; los avances en tecnología junto con la imaginación de creativos, ingenieros y diseñadores,  han posibilitado un infinito mundo de posibilidades de creación: Lego Star Wars, Lego City, Lego Ninjago, accesorios de motores,…

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Escher, Apple y demás gadgets

Published: 18/04/11

El macroimperio Apple fundado en 1976 por Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak y Ronald Wayne, se ha revelado como el generador de necesidades tecnológicas más importante de los últimos tiempos. La marca, sus diseños y las cualidades diferenciales de sus productos han supuesto un puesto aventajado de Apple en las ventas de ordenadores, reproductores mp3, móviles y, desde hace un año, tablets. Su diseño minimalista y monocolor, junto con la fragilidad aparente que refleja, invita a los más creativos a decorar y proteger sus preciados objetos, de ahí que existan un sinfín de ofertas en el mercado. Los diseños de Escher…

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Escher and The Simpsons

Published: 14/04/11

As we have already said in other occasions, Escher has penetrated the diffuse border that exists between the art and the different disciplines of life. But not everything in this blog is deep thoughts and reflections about the conceptual impact of Escher in our world; also there is a place for the comedy and the curiosities that we are sure they will make you smile.Today we want to show you the curious love history that has arisen between our artist and the TV program, The Simpsons: the American television serie created by Matt Groening, began its emission in 1989, there's…

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Escherian beginnings

Published: 11/04/11

The First Day of the Creation, 1925. Woodcut.To tackle this exciting and infinite trip across the web in search and seek of the information, videos, images and curiosities that have been developed from the work of M.C. Escher, raises to find a beginning, a starting point that helps us to give the first step.It is known that M.C. Escher has had a big impact in the world of the art and that his famous impossible stairs, his waterfalls in loop and his metamorphosis have penetrated the border, if it is that it exists, between the art and the other disciplines…

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Guided tour to the exhibition

Published: 08/04/11

Sold out all the tickets for the first guided tour to the exhibition!! Through the ‘friend card’ activities the Parque de las Ciencias has organized the first guided visit for the whole family. It is a guided visit in group in which there will be explanations about the interior world of the artist and his most well-known works, then a workshop is proposed where you will be able to observe the reality across the look of Escher, to discover for yourself his impossible universes, to create infinite worlds with games of mirrors and to experiment with the artistic applications of…

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Opening ceremony

Published: 08/04/11

As you know, last March the 29th was opened to the public the exhibition ' M.C. Escher. Infinite Universes ' in two different venues of the city of Granada: the Parque de las Ciencias and the Chapel of the Palace of Charles V of the Alhambra. It is a different exhibition, both for the proper artist and for his incomparable site. ‘M.C. Escher. Infinite Universes ' it is a sample composed by 135 works between engravings, lithographies and xylographies, which they guide to the visitor across the life of this unrepeatable artist. Complementing the physical exhibition, there has been created an…

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Escherian worlds

Published: 06/04/11

Imagine a staircase, you raise one to one the steps with the target to come somewhere, to the flat of above, to the roof or to further away. But you never come, one, and another, and another and another … .and suddenly, you realize that you have been raising the same piece the whole time, the traces of your shoes, are even perceived in the following step. How is it possible? You will wonder... Escher, is the answer, Escher is what happened. Welcome to an infinite world, an impossible world. In this world conventional laws are not applied, here the…

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Press release: M.C. Escher in Granada

Published: 21/03/11

The Patronato de la Alhambra y Generalife (PAG) and Granada Parque de la Ciencia have organised the forthcoming exhibition M.C. Escher. Infinite Universes, in which Escher’s work is represented by approximately 135 of his best pieces, grouped into seven broadly monothematic environments spread over two venues: the Alhambra and Generalife complexand Granada Science Park. The exhibition will run from 29 March 2011 until 8 January 2012. The Parque de las Ciecias exhibition will take a look at the scientific side of Escher, while the emphasis at the Alhambra will be on his facet as an artist. The exhibition also features…

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